Even as there is still one week to go before the lockdown shall likely be lifted, government has gone easy with some of the restrictions on local shops. And so ending your confusion, here is what shall remain open and what will continue to be shut.
But for such leeway there has to be adhered to some of the guidelines that such shops will operate with 50% staff strength and would need to comply with the social distancing and also put on masks necessarily.
What Remain Open From Today After Relaxation On Local Shops?
In rural areas all of the shops except those in malls will be open
In urban areas, all standalone shops, neighbourhood shops and shops in residential societies will be open.
So, restriction remains on shops in markets as well as on single brand retail or multi-brand retail outlets.
What Remains Shut?
Shops in markets, market complexes as well as malls will still not open
E-market players will be allowed to deliver only essentials
As well as sale of liquor and other items continues to be prohibited.
Also, it is to be further noticed that shops in containment zone will not be allowed the relaxation.